Screen Printing – Recommended Mesh Sizes for Metallic and Pearlescent Effects Screen printing is used in a wide range of applications, decorative and industrial. Besides the desired optical appearance, effect pigments for screen printings are faced with manifold requirements, such as mechanical, washing or temperature resistance. We look forward to advising you regarding the optimal use of our effect inks, pastes and pigments for your individual print application. Applications and Markets Decorative Screen Printing · Labels / self adhesive labels · Offset finishing · Carton board packaging Industrial Screen Printing · In-Mould-Decoration IMD / In-Mould-Labelling · 3D objects · Glass / ceramic application · Conductive Textile Screen Printing · Clothing · Fabric panels General Information Film and Systems · Film thickness app. 8 - 300 μm; (8 - 300 g/m²) · Medium and high viscosity systems · Ink system: UV curing, solvent, water based, PVC, ceramic Suitable particle size distribution · Almost off limits Screen characteristics · Cylindrical objects printable · High brilliance · Low cost for the preparation of the sleeve · Efficient for smaller print runs · Brilliance and optical effects depending on particle size Application examples: effect pigments in screen printing.
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